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Apple's next 'cheap' iPad might not kill beloved features like Touch ID and the headphone jack

Raymond Wong

As fantastic as the new iPad Pros are — we love the slim bezels, powerful performance, and Face ID — some people still can't stand Apple removing Touch ID and the headphone jack from the tablets.

Well, good news: The next generation iPad (the regular one) is rumored to keep both of these beloved features.

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Unnamed sources told the Japanese Apple fan blog Mac Otakara that Apple's new entry-level iPad, which sells for $329 and was updated in mid-2018, will not sport any exterior design changes.

Touch ID and the headphone jack, two features still available on the iPad but removed from the iPad Pro, will return once again. Read more...

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